Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cognos products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cognos over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within IBM Cognos.

Cognos
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 57 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 +17 -7
Contract jobs citing Cognos 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.90% 1.22% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 7.07% 2.20% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Lancashire median daily rate £363 £346 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -23.06% -
10th Percentile £325 £317 £425
90th Percentile £515 £372 £495
North West median daily rate £425 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +13.33% -21.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £66.80 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% - -
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £69.07 -
% change year-on-year -3.28% - -

Cognos is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 184 363 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 40.98% 55.17% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 230 242
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.61%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £205
90th Percentile £613 £544 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 36
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +63.82%
10th Percentile £36.88 £13.28 £13.00
90th Percentile £66.80 £66.01 £47.17
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.13 £17.17
% change year-on-year -11.72% +5.56% +7.31%

Cognos
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Cognos as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cognos in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cognos in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cognos in Lancashire

Cognos
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cognos within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 12 £363 -1.36%
Blackpool - 1 - -
Cognos
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cognos also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Cognos.

1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (30.77%) ETL
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Informatica
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Data Virtualisation
7 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) SDLC
8 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (7.69%) Military
8 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Finance

Cognos
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Cognos Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos BI Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum Master
6 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica